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Avoid breathing dust.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:Health Hazard DataInhalation: Undue breathlessness, wheezing, cough and sputum production.Skin and eye contact: Dust can irritate eyes and upper respiratory system. When mixed with water, the product can dry the skin and cause alkali burns. Hypersensitive individuals may develop an allergic reaction.Skin absorption: Not applicable.Medical conditions generally aggravated by exposure: Inhalation of dust can aggravate respiratory conditions
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:None known.
No ingredients listed as carcinogens by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
Eyes: Flush with large amounts of water. Consult a physician if irritation persists.Skin: Wash affected area with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation persists.Ingestion: Product hardens when wetted, and if ingested, may result in obstruction.Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.